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Joseph Drouhin, Volnay-Santenots Premier Cru 2018
France / Red

Joseph Drouhin, Volnay-Santenots Premier Cru 2018

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Fruit

Earth

Acid

Body

Tannins

Notes from Joseph Drouhin:

"Site: south of Beaune, on the slopes, next to Pommard. 

History & tradition: because of the purity of its air, Volnay was apparently the favourite residence of the ladies at the court of the Duke of Burgundy. The other attraction was of course the charm of its wines. "Santenots" is a specil "climat" in the Volnay appellation. Classified as a Premier cru, Volnay-Santenots is produced on the commune of Meursault. Eastern exposure, at mi-slope. 

Tasting Notes: Volnay-Santenots always reflects charm and seduction. It is appreciated for its finesse, its sap and fragrance. Bright ruby-red and light garnet colours. Delicate and complex aromas of violet, gooseberry, cherry, evolving with age towards spice, game and cooked prune flavours. On the palate, the wine is harmonious. Freshness, velvet mouth and tannins are perfectly mingling. The wine is delicate, but altogether fleshy and sweet, without any flabbiness, and tinged with a contained energy."

Country
France
Sub-Region
Volnay
Region
Burgundy
Varieties
Pinot Noir
Farming
Sustainable
Soil
Marl and limestone of different colours with small pebbles
Winemaking
Aged 14-18 months in French oak.